An archive of media coverage about the MLP’s work.

July 2015

Court rejects government appeal over fast-track detention of asylum seekers
The Guardian
29th July 2015

Asylum appeal fast-track system unlawful, says Court of Appeal
29th July 2015

Lord Chancellor loses challenge to ruling on on fast-track system
Law Gazette
29th July 2015

Home Office in turmoil following asylum ruling
29th July 2015

Court of Appeal agrees that Detained Fast Track appeals are inherently unfair
29th July 2015

‘The happiest day of my life’: women of Yarl’s Wood celebrate abrupt release
The Guardian
3rd July 2015

100 asylum seekers to be released after Tories admit system could punish the most vulnerable
The Mirror
3rd July 2015

Asylum seekers set for release from detention
Sky News
3rd July 2015

June 2015

Detained asylum seekers to be able to apply for bail
The Guardian
29th June 2015

Fast-track appeal system suspended by the Court of Appeal
26th June 2015

Court suspends fast-track asylum appeal system
The Guardian
26th June 2015
Home Office in chaos as court knocks down unlawful asylum restrictions
26th June 2015

UK’s ‘structurally unfair’ asylum appeals process suspended by court after legal challenge
The Independent
26th June 2015

UK’s fast-track asylum system ruled unlawful
The Guardian
12th June 2015

Fast-track asylum system ‘unlawful’, High Court rules
12th June 2015

December 2014
Detained Fast Track update: appeals suspended

Detention Action
23rd December 2014

Islington Law Centre celebrates two landmark legal victories
Law Centres Network
17th December 2014

Detention Action press release
16th December 2014

November 2014
Interrupting the implacable: fighting the Detained Fast Track
Open Democracy

August 2014
The UK government must reform its treatment of asylum seekers
The New Statesman

July 2014
Immigration: Serious failings within Government system carry ‘high risk of unfairness’ for asylum seekers, says High Court judge
The Independent

High Court rules asylum detention programme is unlawful

Ruling on Operation of DFT Policy
Mail Online

High Court finds Detained Fast Track asylum system unlawful
Pink News

Reflections on unlawfulness
Detention Action

Detained Fast Track leads to unacceptable risk of unfairness
Refugee Council

Torture Survivors Failed by Unfair Detention and Fast Track Process
Freedom from Torture

The High Court and the Unfair Detention of Asylum Seekers
Huffington Post

High Court rules Detained Fast Track leads to ‘unacceptable risk of unfairness’
Migrants Rights Network

Fast-track for immigration detainees ruled ‘unlawful’
The Justice Gap

Detained fast track as currently operated unlawful
Free Movement

April 2014
Asylum seeker support move quashed
Evening Standard

Judicial Review finds Home Secretary acted unlawfully in treatment of asylum seekers
Refugee Action

High court: Theresa May is irrational

March 2013
Giving immigration lawyers room to breathe
The Solicitors’ Journal

August 2012
New Strategic Legal Fund for Refugee Children and Young People bulletin issued
Electronic Immigration Network

July 2012
Refugee Council: High Court rules UKBA policy to delay support for asylum seekers is unlawful

10th July 2012

We respond: High Court ruling finds it is unlawful for UKBA to delay paying asylum support to people submitting fresh claims
Scottish Refugee Council

Agency forced to change asylum seeker support
Inside Housing

April 2012
Legal work 
The MLP are working with Refugee Action to intervene in a court case about destitution. Find out more here

February 2012
Strategic Legal Fund Update

December 2011
European Court of Justice holds that the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights binding on UK
Doughty St Chambers

European Court of Justice Holds that the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights binding on UK
22nd December 2011

September 2011
Briefing note on the opinion of Advocate General Trstenjak on NS (Saeedi)

June 2011
Women’s Asylum News

April 2011
Centre for the Study of Emotion and Law Newsletter